Chapter 1: Africana - Military - World War I / Great War
found: 3 books

 
Roll of Honour - South African Forces
. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Complete. Roll of Honour for South African Forces in the Great War of 1914-1918. Privately compiled and produced. Photocopied pages of the typed Roll showing Regiment, Number, Rank, Name, Place, Cause and Date. Most beautifully and most carefully bound in half leather. The book (folio sized) is housed with in a khaki-green coloured cloth covered slip case. This has marbled sides, leather-tipped lips. This is handsome, healthy, dignified. The boards are most pleasing and elegant, proud and tranquil. The leathered corners are in excellent condition. The leathered spine (six ridges) is untitled, smart, well dressed. It is fit and sure. The boards are sound. The contents are produced with devotion and care. The pages are very clean, very clear, very certain and dutiful. It is very RARE that a Roll is available for sale and for private ownership. This profoundly carefully produced copy is an excellent opportunity. fk. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 94nr
USD 400.00 [Appr.: EURO 363 | £UK 323.25 | JP¥ 42928]

 
Roll of Honour 1914-1918 Ererol
Private. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Complete. A most beautifully, and most devotedly privately produced copy of the Roll of Honour for all - irrespective of race - who died during the Great War of 1914-1918. Copied pages. The contents indicate a considerable, most extraordinary assiduity with private research. Shows Number, Rank, Surname and Initials, Decorations, Corps or Unit, Cause of death, Date of death. Sections: Infantry - White - full-time; volunteers; Artillery - Black, White and Coloured - full-time volunteers; Services - Black, White and Coloured - full-time volunteers; Mounted Units - Black, White and Coloured - full-time volunteers; Engineering Units - Black and White - full-time volunteers; Medical Units - White and Coloured - both genders - full-time volunteers; Motor Cycle Corps - White - full-time volunteers; Cape Auxiliary Horse Transport - Black, White and Coloured - full-time volunteers; Cape Corps - Black, White and Coloured - full-time volunteers; South African Native Labour Contingent - full-time volunteers with White Offices and NCOs; Miscellaneous Units - Black, White and Coloured - full-time volunteers; British and Imperial Units - Black, White - both genders; 'Natives' who died in service with Artillery, Dock operating, Service Corps etc; 'Natives' who died with Rhodesian or East African units. Blood red leather boards in stunning condition. Pressed gilt titling on the spine (fresh). The contents are in immaculately turned out condition. They are very clean, very clear, very confident, most sure, profoundly proud, diligent and detailed, tight, bright. It is VERY rare that a Roll is available for ownership. This serene copy is an excellent opportunity. fk. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 97nt
USD 500.00 [Appr.: EURO 453.75 | £UK 404 | JP¥ 53660]

 
MOBERLY, BRIG-GEN F J
Military Operations Togoland and the Cameroons 1914-1916
His Majesty's Stationery Office, London. 1931, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 469 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. Of NOTE: the signature of ownership of A H W Haywood, who led the defeat of the German troops in Cameroon. Signature is dated: Nov. 1931. In a pocket at the rear, 10 maps, 6 of them hand-drawn duplicate maps (by Haywood). Map 1 (original) has annotations and notations made by Haywood. Some maps have had their printed numbers altered by Haywood. All maps are in good, healthy condition. The covers have wear, scuffing, marks from handling and shelving. The spine has wear to the head and foot and along the seams. It is a little faded. The boards and spine are comfortably secure and steady. The contents have evidence much contented use. There are some pencilled annotations, wear to the corners and edges. Otherwise, the contents are clean, clear, healthy, confident, tidy, companionable, dutifully diligent, more than competent. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 8lp
USD 380.00 [Appr.: EURO 344.75 | £UK 307 | JP¥ 40782]

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